Tea & Etiquette: Taking Tea for Business and Pleasure

Overview

Afternoon tea is one of the fastest-growing trends in America today, and it is riding a wave of popularity around the world. While countless books have been written about the beverage of tea, little has been written about the etiquette surrounding it. Until now, there has not been a single handy source one could turn to for explanation--or to unravel the system of rules that exist in the ritualized exchange of courtesies at a tea gathering.

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Overview

Afternoon tea is one of the fastest-growing trends in America today, and it is riding a wave of popularity around the world. While countless books have been written about the beverage of tea, little has been written about the etiquette surrounding it. Until now, there has not been a single handy source one could turn to for explanation--or to unravel the system of rules that exist in the ritualized exchange of courtesies at a tea gathering.

In Tea & Etiquette, renowned etiquette expert, Dorothea Johnson, presents us with the most eloquent book to guide us through "taking tea for business and pleasure." Etiquette is the tapestry woven throughout this delightful book which aims to inform and amuse the novice and the connoisseur. Tea & Etiquette will enhance your enjoyment of the world’s most popular beverage with step-by-step guidelines including:

* Tea--Past and Present: History, legend, the English, and the Boston Tea Party.

* Tea Tales: Some favorite tea times?English, Chinese, Japanese, German, and American.

* Taking Tea Today: Hosting an afternoon tea at home; brewing the perfect pot of tea and setting it on your perfect table.

* Going Out to Tea: Service defined and all the nuances of taking tea in tearooms, restaurants, and hotels.

* Business Etiquette & Tea: A complete guide to being a great host or guest during this pleasant new alternative to the business lunch or dinner.

* Tea and the Trimmings: Finessing the food at tea.

* Recipes: Delicious teatime recipes from chefs who know how to please.

Tea & Etiquette: Taking Tea for Business and Pleasure is a reader-friendly book you will turn to again and again for years to come.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780983610632
  • Publisher: Benjamin Press
  • Publication date: 10/23/2013
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 120
  • Sales rank: 420,957
  • Product dimensions: 7.70 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Dorothea Johnson is a recognized authority on etiquette and protocol. She is the founder and director of The Protocol School (r) of Washington and has presented her etiquette and protocol programs to more than 50,000 individuals worldwide to clients who come from business, government, education and entertainment. She has licensed more than 500 consultants to present the school's programs worldwide. Ms. Johnson is author of The Little Book of Etiquette (Running Press, 1997).
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